Saying farewell to last World War I Marine
By Public Affairs, 22nd ARW
/ Published February 01, 2007
MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. -- Members of the Kansas City 24th Marine Regiment serve as pallbearers Jan. 25, during the funeral of Albert "Jud" Wagner.
Mr. Wagner served as a Marine from 1918-1919 and was recognized as one of nine surviving World War I veterans. He was 107 years old when he died and was Kansas' oldest World War I veteran. He was the world's oldest Marine.
Mr. Wagner was buried in Smith Center, Kan.